SEXUAL IDENTITY AND SEXUAL HEALTH RISKS OF MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM) IN INDIA: A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Despite giving sexuality a prominent position in responses to the HIV epidemic, there exist a limited context specific understanding conceptualization of sexual identity and sexual behaviors of Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in India. This paper discuses conceptualization of sexual identity and associated sexual health risks of MSM in Indian context. Such an improved understanding of the sexuality and sexual health risks of Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) is crucial for creating a scientific reference base for designing effective behavior change strategies in targeted interventions (TI).
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